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Quotations about Cake
Welcome to my page of quotations about cakes. Buttercream layer cake, angel food, devil's food, German's chocolate, pineapple upside-down, carrot, spice, sour cream coffee, tiramisu — I never really met a cake I didn't like! Enjoy the quotes.
A party without cake is just a meeting. ~Julia Child, unverified
Sometimes, eating a thick slice of chocolate fudge cake with ice cream makes you a better person. ~Dr. SunWolf, @WordWhispers, tweet, 2012, professorsunwolf.com
Better bread with water than cake with trouble. ~Russian proverb
Debbie had to get up and slice me a thick piece of cake before she could answer. And I do mean thick. Harry Potter volume seven thick. I could have knocked out a burglar with this piece of cake... Debbie didn't fool around when it came to the butter and sugar. ~Maureen Johnson, "The Jubilee Express," Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances, 2008
Inside me there's a thin person struggling to get out, but she can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake. ~Author unknown
Life's too short to say no to cake. ~Internet meme, c. 2012
Everything slows down with age, except the time it takes cake and ice cream to reach your hips. ~John M. Wagner ("Maxine")
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie. ~Jim Davis ("Garfield")
Willing to follow
trails of glitter
or cake crumbs.
~Dr. SunWolf, @WordWhispers, tweet, 2015, professorsunwolf.com
There is no such thing as a bad cake. ~The Good Doctor, "Piece of Cake," 2021, written by Tracy Taylor, David Hoselton, and Tristan Thai [S5, E2, Lea]
Happiness is knowing there is cake in the oven. ~Author unknown
Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake has a lot for a lot of people, it does for me… ~Audrey Hepburn, 1971
How do I like my eggs? In a cake! ~Author unknown
It's cake o'clock!
I like big bundts and I cannot lie. ~Internet meme, c. 2011
White grapes are very attractive but when it comes to dessert people generally like cake with icing. ~Fran Lebowitz
The first year was like icing.
Then the cake started to show through...
~John Ashbery, "More Pleasant Adventures," 1983
The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other. ~Johnny Carson, unverified
Baked myself a Kartoffelkuchen to celebrate, that night, straight from my grandmother's recipe: potatoes and buttermilks and eggs and nutmegs and vanillas, iced it with white frosting and melted bitter chocolate, ate a third of it warm and alone. ~Richard Bach, The Bridge Across Forever: a lovestory, 1984
...the only way to eat cake is when it is just out of the oven... ~Elisabeth Woodbridge, "On Taking One's Dessert First," 1912
Dieting is not a piece of cake. ~Author unknown
The most dangerous food is wedding cake. ~American proverb
Roasting turkeys! Rich mince pies!
Cakes of every shape and size!
~Louise Bennett Weaver and Helen Cowles LeCron, "December," A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband with Bettina's Best Recipes, 1917
If you eat the whole cake without cutting it into slices, then technically you've only had one piece. ~Author unknown
Much Coin, much Care.
Of Saving, cometh Having.
No Pains, no Gains.
Enough is as good as a Feast.
You cannot have your Cake, and eat it too.
~“Band of Hope Lessons,” The Methodist Temperance Magazine, 1882
published 2017 Jun 18
last saved 2022 Jul 2